It’s like the guy who has a heart attack and a week after emerging from the hospital finds himself at Outback Steakhouse enjoying a prime rib and the fried onion loaf. It’s all just too good to pass up, near death experience be damned. With barely a pause,... -
(DHAKA, Bangladesh) — Lawyers for a leader of Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party sought Wednesday to have his death sentence thrown out after a late-night reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged. Abdul Quader Mollah,...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co and machinists union leaders met on Wednesday, their second consecutive day of meetings in an effort to bring Boeing's new jetliner program, the 777X, to Washington state, according to the union.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
An MRI of a patient's brain 19 hours after a fall shows bleeding and damage to the meninges, the lining between the skull and the brain. Photo by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Concussions and traumatic brain injuries have been receiving national attention lately. Show More Summary
Two people have died and 14 others were injured due to the snow storm, also known as “Alexa”, which is passing through Lebanon. “Two people have been killed so far due to the ‘Alexa’ storm in the southern city of Sidon and a family who was trapped in the snow in Akkar was evacuated,” Red [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A mother has confessed to strangling her newborn baby and tossing the body in a dumpster in a suburb north of New York City, police said on Wednesday.
At the memorial service for Nelson Mandela yesterday, President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raúl Castro and exchanged a few words, and this has caused somewhat of a stir in the media. Sometimes a presidential handshake is just a handshake, but sometimes it is more than that. Show More Summary
Women's rights have come a long way in Afghanistan over the last decade, but a Human Rights Watch researcher sees disturbing signs that the bad old days are poised to return as the US military exits. Violence against women has spiked in the last year, conservative lawmakers want to bring...
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Two "infant-size" skeletons found in a foot locker inside the mobile home of an Ohio woman who died in November will require the examination of anthropologists, police said on Wednesday.
Taking a page out of Oceans 11 —or perhaps Yogi Bear’s playbook— a crafty group of well-dressed thieves stole over 100 cookies destined for a Christmas bake off. The butter spritz cookies were in the lobby of the Blue Star Motel in Douglas,...Show More Summary
Usually, posting a picture of your significant other on the Internet with the caption "My wife looked like a 60 year old woman as a child" would get you in a ton of trouble. Instead, it has the couple — along with the rest of Reddit — laughing at the photo and the meme that it inspired. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
The European Space Agency's probe has spent the last decade doing flybys of Earth and Mars to match comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's speed.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's email service has been unavailable to some users since Monday night due to a "hardware problem" that the Internet company said has been harder to fix than it expected.
Best Vending Machine Lunch: Beef jerky and fruit snacks, with SunChips Best Office Snack: Those donuts Carol brought in to share, mid-March Best Soul-Destroying Realization Brought on By Spending All Your Days in an Office: This is it. This is just life, now. All those people on the subway you used to judge — you’re […]
Twenty-one Native American masks were purchased by a charity organization for $530,000. The masks were sold in a controversial auction at Paris’ auction house EVE. The Annenberg Foundation said they will return the sacred masks to the Hopi and Apache tribes. Show More Summary
It isn’t just online advertisers that benefit from user-tracking cookies. The National Security Agency has been taking advantage of the cookies that companies force on users to pinpoint targets they want to hack, according to newly released Edward Snowden documents. The NSA and the British spy agency GCHQ look for ad tracking cookies in their [...]